James K. Dyer Jr

James (Jim) Dyer is the Managing Shareholder of the Sacramento office of Buchalter. With more than 25 years of experience as a corporate and bank regulatory lawyer and a background in public accounting, Mr. Dyer serves as outside general counsel to a number of business enterprises ranging from privately held businesses to public companies, including financial institutions.

Mr. Dyer guides his clients through complex business and finance transactions as an active member of their management teams, and is known for his approachable demeanor, proven judgment, and unwavering client loyalty and dedication. With over four years of experience as in-house counsel for a large, regional bank holding company, he has developed a unique perspective that many corporate lawyers do not possess.

On any given day, Mr. Dyer assists clients with a variety of general corporate matters, including corporate governance, corporate structuring, and shareholder relations. He has an active financial institutions practice that includes bank mergers and acquisitions and regulatory compliance. When his clients desire to raise money, they turn to Mr. Dyer for assistance with corporate finance and capital strategies. Depending on their approach to expansion, Mr. Dyer assists his clients with organic growth through the development of legal strategies for new products or services or the entry into new markets, and has extensive mergers and acquisitions experience. With a strong understanding of his clients’ businesses, he has a deep bench of experience with general business matters, including contract negotiations, strategic alliances, and the resolution of disputes.

In his role as outside general counsel, Mr. Dyer serves as a trusted advisor and when needed draws upon the depth and experience of other lawyers in the firm in such areas as dispute resolution, real estate purchases, sales and leasing, intellectual property, employment, and environmental issues.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Corporate Law
Law School Texas Tech University School of Law (J.D.)
Admitted Year 1990
Education California State University, Sacramento (B.A.)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Buchalter, A Professional Corporation
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/jkdyer/
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